Sir ROBERT BORDEN:
As the lion.
member knows, this Bill did not come down originally as a Government measure, but was reported by a committee to whom certain of the laws relating to elections were referred for amendment. Conse-iquently, the Bill has not received the consideration of the members of the Government as a whole which such measures usually do receive. I expressed an opin-tion which has just been made by my hon. friend, and I am still of that opinion.
I 3hall be glad if the section is allowed to stand until the afternoon, in order that it may receive a little further consideration at our hands. I think there is a great deal of force in the hon. member's suggestion,